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  • Published: 3 October 2014
  • ISBN: 9781775531982
  • Imprint: RHNZ Adult ebooks
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 192

Pakeha and the Treaty

Why It's Our Treaty Too



Award-winning book looking at what the Treaty of Waitangi means for Pakeha.

Award-winning book looking at what the Treaty of Waitangi means for Pakeha. Written by businessman and public figure Patrick Snedden, this important book won Montana Best First Book of Non-fiction 2006.

What does the Treaty mean for Pakeha today and into the future? Patrick Snedden discusses a range of issues around this topic, including what it means to be a Pakeha New Zealander. He deals head-on with Pakeha unease about Maori claims, different world-views, land protests and claims, and the disquiet over the Foreshore and Seabed Bill.

Pakeha and the Treaty: why it’s our Treaty too is a hope-filled book that encourages New Zealand’s emerging cultural confidence and takes pride in what we have achieved as a nation. Intelligent and thoughtful, it makes a significant contribution to ongoing national debate.

  • Published: 3 October 2014
  • ISBN: 9781775531982
  • Imprint: RHNZ Adult ebooks
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 192

About the author

Patrick Snedden

Pat Snedden is a Pakeha New Zealander with 25 years' involvement as a senior executive and owner in publishing companies serving the educational, medical and farming sectors. He was a founding director of Mai FM. Most recently he has been involved in public sector governance roles as deputy-Chairman with Housing NZ Corporation and as an elected board member of the Auckland District Health Board He is also deputy-Chairman of the ASB Trusts and chairs their Investment Committee and serves as a director of Watercare Services Ltd, the water and wastewater company for Auckland.

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